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  • Surveying the religious and non-religious online.
    Hooley, Tristram, and Paul Weller (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 13-25.

    Based on experiences with 2 UK & 1 European survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Ethics; Internet survey
  • Studying apps: Research approches to the digital Bible.
    Hutchings, Tim (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 97-108.

    Describes conducting research through telephone interviews with designers of bible-oriented apps, & through immersing oneself in the use of such apps & in online "communities."

    Associated Search Terms: Ethics; Participant observation; Internet; Media
  • Online Sufism: Methodological thoughts on researching esoteric Islam in an online context.
    Cheruvallil-Contractor, Sariya (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 59-69.

    Followed online discussions of young devotees of Sufi Islam; focused on 3 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Ethics; Case study; Methods; Islam, Sufi
  • Online crowdsourcing methods for identifying and studying religious groups as special populations.
    Springer, Victoria A., Peter J. Martini, and James T. Richardson (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 27-37.

    Minority & controversial or stigmatized groups can be reached inconspicuously for research purposes on the internet. The MTurk tool provided by Amazon is particularly useful.

    Associated Search Terms: Stigma; Minority; Methods; Internet survey; Ethics
  • Social networking sites and digital ethnography
    Allen, Chris (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 39-48.

    Describes studying Islamophobia in Britain by sending e-questionnaires to persistent posters of Islamophobic messages.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Methods; Internet survey; Ethics
  • Young Sikhs' religious engagement online.
    Singh, Jasjit (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 83-96.

    Studies how young Sikhs learn about their tradition. Recommends meeting interviewees in person before sending them semi-structured interview questions. Advises presenting oneself online as a professional.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet survey; Sikh; Ethics; Socialization; Methods
  • Online ethnographic research: Avatars in virgual worlds.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 149-157.

    Describes construction fantasy religions & observing such constructions.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethics; Internet; Virtual religion; Ancestor; Methods
  • Studying digital Hinduism.
    Scheifinger, Heinz (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 71-81.

    Argues for a comparison of in situ prayers & internet prayers, & using both traditional ethnography & online methods.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Internet; Hindu; Globalization; Ethics; Comparative; Methods; Rational choice theory; Methodology
  • A comparative study of work ethic among Muslims and Protestants: Multilevel evidence.
    Shirokanova, Anna (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 615-631.

    Analyses of aggregated 1999-2000 & 2005-2008 World Values Survey data show no significant difference in work ethic between Muslims & Protestants, though being religious in a Protestant society increases work ethic scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant; Protestant Ethic; Islam; Economic; Islamic Work Ethic
  • Bracketing out the truth? Managing bias in the study of new religious movements.
    Catto, Rebecca (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociologial Perspectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 269-285.

    Based on the author's experience working in INFORM, responding to queries from the public. The issue was not over-identification with groups under consideration but the opposite.

    Associated Search Terms: Objectivity; Ethics
  • Zu welchem Ende studiert man heute noch die "Protestantische Ethik."
    Treiber, Hubert (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 67-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • A ética protestante na contexto contemporâneo.
    Riesebrodt, Martin (2012)
    Tempo Social 24:1:159-182.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • Übersetzungsstratagien und Übersetzungsfelder. Die Übersetzungen von Max Webers “Die protestantische Ethik” ins Englische.
    Schögler, Rafael (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 127-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Annerkungen zum Entstehungskontext von Max Webers "Die protestantische Ethik und der 'Geist' des Kapitalismus."
    Lehmann, Hartmut (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 86-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Max Webers "Protestantische Ethik" in werkgeschichtlicher Betrachtung. Eine Erwiderung auf die "Steinert-These."
    Lichtblau, Klaus (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 33-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Markets of piety and pious markets: The protestant ethic and the spirit of Korean capitalism.
    Baldacchino, Jean-Paul (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 367-385.

    Rather than a Confucian work ethic, it is Puritan-like Protestantism in South Korea that has an elective affinity with capitalism. Bsed on field work in a Seoul congregation.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Parish; Korea (South), Seoul
  • Testing the Protestant Ethic Thesis with Quantitative Historical Data: A Research Note.
    Sanderson, Stephen K., Seth Abrutyn, and Kristopher R. Proctor (2011)
    Social Forces 89:3: 905-911.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Historical
  • The meaning and dimensions of Islamic work ethic: Initial validation of a multidimensional IWE in Iranian society.
    Ebadollahi Chanzanagh, Hamid, and M. Akbarnejad (2011)
    Procedia -- Social and Behavioral Sciences 30: 916-924.

    Associated Search Terms: Islamic Work Ethic; Iran
  • Was Weber wrong? A human capital theory of Protestant economic history.
    Becker, Sascha O., and Ludger Woessmann (2009)
    Quarterly Journal of Economics 124:2: 531-596.

    Analysis of county-level Prussian data show literacy to be an intervening variable between Protestantism and economic success.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Education
  • The Continuing Path of Distortion: The Protestant Ethic and Max Weber's School Enrollment Statistics.
    Becker, George (2009)
    Acta Sociologica 52:3: 195-212.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic; Education
  • The Importance of Protestantism in Max Weber's Theory of Secularisation.
    Carroll, Anthony J. (2009)
    European Journal of Sociology 50:1: 61-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Secularization; Weber, Max
  • The Protestant Ethic Thesis as American Sociology of Religion.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Peter Kivisto (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-119.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Do Today's Sociologists Really Appreciate Weber's Essay The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism?
    Campbell, Colin B. (2006)
    Sociological Review 54:2: 207-223.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Max Weber and Judaism: An insight into the Protestant Ethic methodology.
    Barbalet, Jack (2006)
    Max Weber Studies 6:1: 51-67.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Jewish; Methodology; Weber, Max
  • "Les Mots Brûlent": Sociologie des Nouveaux Mouvements Religieux et Déontologie.
    Altglas, Véronique (2005)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 131/132: 165-188.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethics; New religions
  • Friends and Foes. The Formation and Consolidation of the Protestant Ethic Thesis.
    Lehmann, Hartmut (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm, pp. 1-22.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • Dimensions of the Protestant Ethic.
    Riesebrodt, Martin (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm, pp. 23-51.

    Focuses on the contexts of the first (1905) & second (1920) editions.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • The Contexts of the Publication and Reception of the Protestant Ethic.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Peter Kivisto (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm, pp. 111-137.

    Places the Protestant Ethic writings in the context of Weber's career.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Rational Capitalism, Traditionalism, and Adventure Capitalism. New Research on the Weber Thesis.
    Kaelber, Lutz (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm.

    Emphasizes typologies of economic organization & the basis for the types in Weber's extended family history. Reviews recent literature on the Protestant Ethic thesis.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • The Protestant Ethic and the "Spirit" of Capitalism as Grand Narrative. Max Weber's Philosophy of History.
    Nielsen, Donald A. (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm, pp. 53-75..

    Reads the Protestant Ethic as a grand narrative that includes 5 lesser narratives.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • Protestant Work Ethic and Worker Productivity in a Mexican Brewery.
    Firestone, Juanita M., Raymond T. Garza, and Richard J. Harris (2005)
    International Sociology 20:1: 27-44.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from blue-collar workers in a brewery in Monterrey; those who scored higher on a work ethic scale were deemed more productive by their supervisors.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Monterrey; Work; Protestant Ethic
  • The Dark Side of the Protestant Ethic: A Comparative Analysis of Welfare Reform.
    Hudson, Kenneth, and Andrea Coukos (2005)
    Sociological Theory 23:1: 1-24.

    Compares 19th & 20th century efforts in the U.S. to cut back on public relief; the work ethic described by Max Weber appears to motivate such efforts.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States; Protestant Ethic; Welfare
  • Relire "L'Ethique protestante et l'esprit du capitalisme."
    Gruson, Pascale (2004)
    Esprit 306: 44-53.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • The Incredible Shrinking Protestant Ethic.
    Nielsen, Donald A. (2003)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 16: 593-596.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • Missing, Now Found in the Eighteenth Century: Weber's Protestant Ethic.
    Jacob, Margaret C., and Matthew Kadane (2003)
    American Historical Review 108: 20-49.

    Based on the spiritual diaries of a Leeds clothier, Joseph Ryder.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Protestant Ethic
  • Protestantism and Capitalism: The Mechanisms of Influence.
    Cohen, Jere (2003)
    New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

    Calvinism affected behavior that helped create capitalism, but there was no "spirit" of capitalism. Uses 2 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Great Britain; Case study
  • The Disciplinary Revolution: Calvinism and the Rise of the State in Early Modern Europe.
    Gorski, Philip S. (2003)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    The Calvinist Reformation produced the infrastructure of the state with not only a work ethic but discipline.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Germany, Brandenburg-Prussia; Politics; Discipline; Historical; Netherlands; Protestant Ethic; Reformation; State; Calvinist
  • Protestantism and Capitalism. The Mechanisms of Influence.
    Cohen, Jere (2002)
    Hawthorne, New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

    Distinguishes numerous theses in the Weber classic, & reassesses each.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan; Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • The Beloved Myth: Protestantism and the Rise of Industrial Capitalism in Nineteenth-Century Europe.
    Delacroix, Jacques, and François Nielsen (2001)
    Social Forces 80:2: 509-553.

    Uses indicators of development to test the "common interpretation" of the Protestant Ethic thesis; the thesis is not supported.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Europe; Development
  • "O Truant Muse": Collaborationism and Research Integrity.
    Beit-Hallahmi, Benjamin (2001)
    In Benjamin Zablocki and Thomas Robbins (eds.) Misunderstanding Cults. Searching for Objectivity in a Controversial Field. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 35-70.

    Accuses scholars conducting research on new religions of becoming advocates for them & of threatening the credibility of research in general.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethics; Objectivity; New religions
  • Ethics in Business and Christian Religiousness: An Exploratory Research.
    Bintoro, Andreas (2001)
    In Jack Lee (ed.) Ethics and International Business in the 21st Century. Taichung, Taiwan: Tunghai University.

    Analyzes 1991-92 questionnaire responses from Reformed Church business employees in Indonesia; few accepted the doctrine of predestination, thereby calling the Protestant Ethic thesis into doubt.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Protestant Ethic; Reformed, Indonesia
  • Balance and Fairness in the Study of Alternative Religions.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (2001)
    In Benjamin Zablocki and Thomas Robbins (eds.) Misunderstanding Cults. Searching for Objectivity in a Controversial Field. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 71-91.

    Traces the origin of the conflict among scholars over new religions to expert testimony for & against abductive deprogramming. Outlines dilemmas for researchers amidst groups in conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Objectivity; Anti-cult movement; Ethics
  • Popular Religion, Catholicism and Socioreligious Dissent in Latin America.
    Blancarte, Roberto J. (2000)
    International Sociology 15:4: 591-603.

    The Protestant Ethic model does not apply to Latin America; Protestant churches there benefited from liberalism & Catholic weakness, & did not engender inner-worldly asceticism. Popular Protestantism is often corporate & authoritarian.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Protestant, Latin America; Latin America; Popular religion; Catholic, Latin America
  • Educational "Preference" of German Protestants and Catholics: The Politics Behind Educational Specialization.
    Becker, George (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:3: 311-327.

    Criticizes Offenbacher's study used by M. Weber & R. Merton in their hypothesized more rational Protestant courses of action; proposes differential occupational opportunities for Protestants & Catholic theology students affected their educational careers.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Protestant Ethic; Germany; Catholic, Germany; Science; Offenbacher, Martin; Seminarians; Protestant, Germany
  • Religion and the Spirit of Capitalism in Modern Europe.
    Riis, Ole (1999)
    In Loek Halman and Ole Riis (eds.) Religion in Secularizing Society: The Eruopean's Religion at the End of the 20th Century. Tilburg: Tilburg University Press, pp. 19-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Protestant Ethic; Economic
  • L'Ethique Protestante de Max Weber: le Bilan de la Discussion.
    Boudon, Raymond (1998)
    In Raymond Boudon (ed.) Etudes sur les sociologues classiques. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, pp. 55-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of the Modern Family.
    Garrett, William R. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:2: 222-233.

    Calvinism formed the modern family.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Family
  • Academic Compromise in the Social Scientific Study of Alternative Religions.
    Kent, Stephen A., and Theresa Krebs (1998)
    Nova religio 2:1: 44-54.

    Associated Search Terms: Children of God; New religions; Ethics
  • The Transmission and Formation of Socioreligious Identities in Modernity. An Analytical Essay on the Trajectories of Identification.
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (1998)
    International Sociology 13:2: 213-228.

    Rather than the transmission of all dimensions of religion as a package across generations, there are communal, ethical, cultural, & emotional trajectories.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Identity; Communion (social form); Ethics
  • Schools of Asceticism: Ideology and Organization in Medieval Religious Communities.
    Kaelber, Lutz (1998)
    University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

    Examines the Cathar and Waldensian movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Protestant Ethic; Waldensian; Catholic, medieval; Monasticism; Weber, Max; Historical; Cathar
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